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Occupational Therapist

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Occupational Therapist
NHS AfC: Band 6
Fixed Term Contract 1 year
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Whittington Health NHS Trust
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Richard Cloudesley Primary School, Golden Lane Campus, EC1Y 8JA
£30,401 - 37,267 per annum excl HCA
23/02/2020 23:59

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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BAND 6 – Paediatric Occupational Therapist

37.5 hours a week

1 year contract

Split post:

.6 in Islington Additional Needs Team based at Richard Cloudesley School

.4 in Haringey Child Development Centre/ Early Years Team

We are seeking a Band 6 Occupational Therapist to join Whittington Health. The successful applicant will work 3 days at Richard Cloudesley school in Islington, and 2 days in Haringey Early Years Team.

Richard Cloudesley is an outstanding school for children and young people with educationally significant physical disabilities. The Early Years Team based in the Child Development Centre at St Ann’s provides a comprehensive service to babies and preschool children with complex special needs.

We are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated occupational therapist to join this service who is able to work with children across the age range, and committed to family centred practice. The post holder will work in multidisciplinary and multi-agency environments, including working with specialist teachers, social workers, psychologists, dieticians, therapy assistants, nurses and other professionals.

The post holder will be responsible for an allocated caseload of children with complex disabilities in both teams, providing high quality Occupational Therapy and effective case management. The post holder will be responsible for assisting with day to day organisation of the Occupational Therapy service alongside their OT colleagues and supervisor.

Across both teams, you will have access to excellent training opportunities with a strong emphasis on individual performance appraisal and supervision, both from within the team and from the Occupational Therapy service. External training is also fully supported and encouraged.

We are a friendly and relaxed service who promotes equal opportunities and access for all. We support flexible working hours and applicants interested in part time working are also encouraged to apply.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For more information please contact either Christine Hale, Team Leader, Special Schools, Richard Cloudesley ( or Bronwyn Roane, Occupational Therapist, St Anne's  (

If you have problems applying, contact

Whittington Health NHS Trust
Magdala Avenue
N19 5NF
0207 288 3241